Paint the Change project, working with the Boxing Academy in Hackney, London to deliver a series of workshops and a mural based on “positive transformation”: coming from darkness, reaching brightness. Students at the boxing academy arrive there as they are out of the normal academic system, coming from challenging backgrounds. Through boxing and tough love, they reconnect with respect, kindness, discipline and ethics, opening up to a new positive path: it’s journey of positive transformation.
The mural reflects on this journey, displaying the various steps: from dark and harsh colours on the left to finally reach a golden and glowing state on the right. From hatches to laurels, the mural explores how one can rebuild his life through focus, control and determination.